Though we intuitively think of prayer as something we do to God, the trinitarian dynamics of prayer tell us just the opposite; more than anything, prayer is something God does to us.
We all know how terribly trite it feels to ask God over and over again to help out your fellow church members with their health, safety, or money problems. So how do we pray without just repeating ourselves?
Why bother praying publicly for politicians? There are so many reasons not to do it. But they’re insufficient. Why? Simply put, because God commands it.
As Christians, we know we should pray. But too often, we fail to because we simply don’t desire to.
If you are having trouble in your prayer life, this book will drive you to the Word and to the God who hears His children.
This global lockdown affects us all differently. We live under widely varying regulations in different countries or even in different counties within the same country. But there are some things you can pray for your pastor—regardless of his circumstance.
God is good. He consistently uses circumstances that we might think are bad to bring about his glorious purposes among his people.
Why does it seem like churches give themselves to prayer only in times of crisis? John Onwuchekwa reflects on this difficult question.
If your prayer life needs a jolt of electricity, The Prayers of Jesus might just do the trick.
On the first Sunday of 2019, our church started a Sunday evening service. Here’s how and why we did it.
Corporate lament is a unique voice that empathizes, models, and unites a body, especially when tension fills the room.
As a fellow pastor, Martin Luther provides a treasure of wisdom and insight on prayer.
Calvinism doesn’t render our prayers meaningless. On the contrary, it ought to revive and even sustain our prayer life.
We should pray that our members would understand the need to make our relationships transparent—to share embarrassing things about ourselves, to speak honestly, and to ask one another careful, loving questions
You don’t have to address Brett Kavanaugh this Sunday. But if you do, don’t pick a side.